When to and When NOT to Anchor Irish Crochet Motifs


On August 30th the daughter of a close friend is getting married and it turns out the brides favorite flower is Lily of the Valley. So, I was inspired to create a wedding hankie….but….

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30 J.A.M.M.F. Knit Fixes


Hey Lass,

Would it tickle yer fancy to have 30 JAMES ALEXANDER MALCOM MCKENZIE FRASER knit fixes?helass3I thought so!

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The Value of Cognitive Reading


I read and utilize many crochet and knit patterns, but have NEVER truley appreciated the value of cognitive reading until last week.

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Personalized Gift Tags for Christmas


I customized gift tags for Hide A Heart customers who buy one of my little hearts that say a lot. I enjoy being able to offer this special customer service.

For Christmas this year, I decided to create a ‘customized’ gift tag for the gifts I will give to my friends.

I pulled up one of the HAH gift tag templates and decided to use a ‘phototag’ of me having fun for the front side and adding the year to the back side of the tag. Continue reading

Prepare to be Marked by the Muse


Stephey and I enjoy a lovely friendship. When I came across her blog I was totally intrigued and captivated! Stephey poses provocative and thoughtful questions to challenge an artist’s thinking and self-nurturing. I am thrilled and honored to have the pleasure of introducing you to Stephey Baker!